TJW

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I have 8 stories published in 0 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 1381 times and 9 of my stories have been cherry picked.
15 of my 54 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 16 votes

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Cherry

Rise

"How're you today, Tee Jay?" The question comes off as casual but I know it's clinical, like the room, as comfortable as a motel lobby. Its walls are...
Cherry

Checkpoint

Road Fender Hood Dead What's he saying? I said to the IA translator He is begging you to kill him We're going to let him go You have killed his son...
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Cherry

Amanda

What's that smell? Mellow, yes, soft, yes, clean, what's that saying? Cleanliness is godliness, yes? Am I smelling God? ... but ... cleanliness?...
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Cherry

Endurance

The manager of the place where I buy my ammo offered me a job, full time, said he will match my pay, can't pay any higher. I would be a gunsmith,...
Cherry

Beautiful Stranger

Rapping of knuckles against my front door. Unexpected visitor. Expected visitors ring the doorbell. Peeked out the peekhole, saw no one. Grabbed a...

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15 of my comments have received 16 Great Feedback votes

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Don't really know what to say

Posted on Thu, 25 Aug 2022

Don't really know what to say except thank you for the compliments, the cherries.  Maybe I should frame the receipt I wrote this on.  

V/R 

TJ

 

 

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Posted in Insidious

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The only reason I hated

Posted on Thu, 22 Sep 2022

The only reason I hated military housing is the lawn maintenance policy.  Had to keep the lawn immaculate: mowed, trimmed, edged and leaves raked.  Always wanted to leave the leaves alone.  They serve a purpose when they fall. 

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Posted in In Lucid Dreams

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@celticman: bruh, damn you're

Posted on Tue, 20 Sep 2022

@celticman: bruh, damn you're point blank. 

little jeannie, he's right, so you got a hitch in your giddyup, well, fix it and get back up . And I don't remember you using a "vulgar" word before.  Caught me off guard.

V/R 

TJ

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Posted in Chemo 9

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My dog tags are embossed with

Posted on Sun, 18 Sep 2022

My dog tags are embossed with NO REL PREF.  Religion ain't the same as faith.  Always admired the chaplains - sky pilots - who were religiously faithful.  Much obliged for the read.

 

V/R 

TJ

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Posted in Jesus appears to John, cAD90

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When asked why I don't eat

Posted on Tue, 13 Sep 2022

When asked why I don't eat honey because it doesn't harm bees I said that it ain't about harm or pain to the bees, it's about exploiting for ourselves what the bees make for themselves.  That's bullshit.  Your quarter words are worth each penny...

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Posted in A Lamentation of Bees

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Beautiful.  V/R  TJ

Posted on Sat, 17 Sep 2022

Beautiful. 

V/R 

TJ

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Posted in Harebells

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Anyone who thinks Lolita is

Posted on Mon, 05 Sep 2022

Anyone who thinks Lolita is sick needs to avoid Ada or Ardor.  Pubescent pubic hair is described as "dark floss" and the story is relentlessly sexual.  At least Lolita has the excuse of well, the narrator is a sick pedophile.  Sometimes I want to...

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Posted in Shaking My Claim

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This is marriage?  Good thing

Posted on Mon, 05 Sep 2022

This is marriage?  Good thing I didn't marry.  You're a better man than me for keeping yours going.  Your style is what it is, no fancy stylistics.  This brings your stories out, makes them the focus.  Nabokov said style and structure is...

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Posted in Shaking My Claim

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Snakes are fine.  Eating less

Posted on Tue, 06 Sep 2022

Snakes are fine.  Eating less than they used to but they're old.  Took the boa outside yesterday.  She hung out with me while I read.  Or tried to; she kept coming up for a kiss and I ended ready the same paragraph endlessly. Here's one for you X...

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Posted in Chemo 8

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little jeannie,

Posted on Tue, 06 Sep 2022

little jeannie,

Get that shirt, darlin', had a trooper who went gone for a while, restricted to quarters at the FOB, came back.  What was the problem, man?  Cancer.  Shit.  What're you doing here? War won't kill cancer.  No, but it might...

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Posted in Chemo 8

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